I never had plans to test out Linux Mint 15 “Olivia”. But when word came about the office that it had gone stable and was now available, I decided to give it a try anyway. The release is quite bizarre because at the time of writing this article there has been no Release Announcement on […]
Tor (The Onion Router) browser makes things more difficult to trace our Internet activities. Using Tor, we can keep our identity more secure around the Internet. In simple words, you can surf the Internet anonymously and it’s difficult to find what you’re doing on the internet by your ISP and network administrators. Once you install, […]
NitroShare is a tool used to transfer files from one machine to another on the same network. You don’t have to do any much configuration in all machines, If you had installed it on all of your network systems, NitroShare will find each other and you can instantly start sharing files. NitroShare introduces the concept […]
VLC 2.0.7 has been released! The new release comes with many bug fixes and updates. In this bug fix release, the memory exhaustion vulnerability that occurred when playing specifically crafted playlist files; the WMA Pro, MPEG 4 ALS, APE, MLP and ADPCM-IMA4 playback issues have been fixed; audio encoding for numerous codecs, including MP3 and […]
Our on-line content, bank accounts, shopping accounts and social network accounts are as safe as our passwords are. Most people don’t consider password security important and they ignore the fact that one day they may be victims of personal data theft, credit card theft or botnets. Do you want to be a botnet zombie? Maybe […]
Protecting files from unwanted deletion is very important security on the tasklist of Unix Administrators. On Linux boxes you can use the chattr command and that works ine on all my Ubuntu based servers. On FreeBSD, this command doesn’t exist. An alternative we use is the chflags command. Let’s give you some examples how chattr work […]
nginx (pronounced “engine x”) is an open-source web server and a reverse proxy server for HTTP, SMTP, POP3, and IMAP protocols, with a strong focus on high concurrency, performance and low memory usage. It is licensed under a BSD-like license and it runs on Unix, Linux, BSD variants, Mac OS, Solaris, AIX, HP-UX, and Microsoft Windows. My test server details: root@FreBSD-Unixmen:/root # uname -a FreeBSD FreBSD-Unixmen 9.1-RELEASE FreeBSD 9.1-RELEASE #0 r243825: Tue Dec 4 09:23:10 UTC 2012 root@farrell...
"Hi Oltjano! How are you? Can you help me to create an executable file in Ubuntu? I want it to start my lamp server, I want to save time and I don't like to type long commands in my terminal." This was a message from my friend that is learning web development in his Ubuntu […]
Who should read this article? Everyone who is interested in computer security and computer networking. Introduction If you run a network small or big, you need a flexible and productive way to monitor network traffic. You need to provide security to machines connected to your network, especially if you have a wi-fi network. Monitoring the […]
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